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The Real Reason You Suck on Photo Sharing Sites: The Bots are Beating You

Photographers join photo-sharing sites for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s as simple as a need for recognition and the occasional …

Social Media

Calls for Trump to be replaced by Alec Baldwin after boycotting White House press dinner

"I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!", Trump wrote on Twitter.<p>Traditionally US presidents are guests of honour at the event and are subject to mockery during a "roast" by an invited …

Family Looking for Nanny to Join Them on Trip Around the World Receives over 19,000 Applications

M’Kenzie and Derek Tillotson, of Utah, USA, are planning to embark on an epic trip around the world with their three young children, and are looking …

Child Care

What's Happening to Your Body at Each Stage of a 24-Hour Bender

We asked an expert to take us through every marker point, from the first beer, through the second pill, until the last spliff.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Last summer I took too many drugs. Occasionally I'd stay awake all day, and though I stubbornly told myself I "didn't do regrets" …

After Microsoft Denied It Hires People To Vote On Reddit, Reddit Removed A Controversial Post

A post in which an anonymous person described seeing employees at the Microsoft campus voting on Reddit as part of their jobs has been removed.<p>The Redditor was using the name "mistysilver," a new account that contained nothing but that one post about Microsoft. Misty Silver said the employees were …

How Celebrities Are Ruining Kickstarter

Tricia Romano on the growing frustration with celebrities using Kickstarter to finance their pet projects.<p>Three years ago, when actress Lake Bell ran …

The Xbox One Might Let Sony's PS4 Win By Default

Last night, Microsoft dumped a pile of information into our laps about some of the more controversial specifics of the Xbox One. We heard confirmation about its practices for always on, used game resale, and game ownership in general. Some of the highlights:<p>- Your Xbox must check in via the …

Your Smartphone Can Photograph You, and Share the Pictures, Without Your Knowledge

Imagine if you discovered that your smartphone had been surreptitiously taking pictures of you at times when you thought the camera was off, and forwarding the resulting photos to some unknown stranger.<p>Sound like science-fiction horror?<p>It is actually possible today via cleverly-crafted malware.<p>One …

The Yahoo e-mail privacy flap that wasn't

Why is the Internet so outraged about Yahoo scanning e-mail to improve the relevance of advertisements? This privacy flap already happened... in 2011.<p>It seemed like yet another corporate privacy flap: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer decrees that Yahoo Mail users will have their e-mail "scanned and …